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Announcing ao's newest Partner Consultants -

Lori Sedlezky, MSW and Dr. Mark Walden, PsyD

ao is thrilled to announce our latest additions to the ao Strategies Team Alliance.  Welcome, Lori and Mark!

Lori will be advancing workforce development, strategic planning, curriculum development, program re-design, and strategic alignment with new CMS Rules. Mark will be advancing ao's work across the board with an additional focus on issues faced by children with disabilities in the educational and foster care systems.

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 ao is proudly in partnership with the Creative Abundance Group, which transforms sheltered workshops into vibrant, integrated, and HCBS aligned community spaces for people with disabilities and the community in which they live. Click here for more information.

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 We've launched our new consulting platform, called Optimal Performance Advantage - OPA. In partnership with, ao has innovated a new way of bringing world class consulting to disability organizations in ways that are effective, cost-efficient, cloud-based and organized.  

Currently, we are offering a subscription-based OPA in Revenue Generation that helps disability organizations advance development efforts for a fraction of the cost of a full time staff person.  Click here to view the details.

We also offer other courses including podcasts and short courses on key topics. Check out our current offerings - Partner Consultant and legacy self-advocate James Meadours shares his Deep Thoughts. Click here to see all of ao's offerings on Training Venue.

ptimal Performance Advantage

Did you just click on the                                        to find out about how ao helps disability organizations with revenue generation?

​If so - we're so glad you did!

Just one more click  on the ao logo will take you to our Optimal Performance Advantage page that details how we are helping disability organizations with revenue generation and with becoming aligned with the HCBS Final Rule. We'd love to work with your organization to help - connect with us and let's get started!

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 We are in partnership with ANCOR's Marketplace.  Click here  to see our latest blog and take a look at who else is doing amazing things in the disability field.

We know the disability field because we are of, from, and part of the disability field. See who we are and what we bring to your organization. Click here.

ao Strategies. The blue and the green.

The trusted consulting firm that is helping disability organizations renew and sustain. How? Click here.

Helping disability organizations renew and sustain

ao Strategies

Washington DC 

1825 K Street NW, Suite 600

Washington, DC 20006


2118 Plum Grove Road #176

Rolling Meadows, IL 60008


301 Main Street, Suite 2

Galena, IL  60136

Santa Rosa 

1222 Calistoga Road, #219

​Santa Rosa, CA  95409

Contact us: 202.735.1407